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Colorado River, Colorado, Fishing Report - 06/17/17
The stream levels are falling fast, down a lot from last week. It is still to high to
wade anywhere but could be fished by drift boat. We recommend waiting a little
while longer to it at least gets below 2000 cfs. It may do that this coming week but
we don't know for sure.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is almost no chance of rain for the next week.
Highs will range from 64 to 84 degrees and lows from 38 to 44 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 2770 cfs
Level: 8.57 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
Clarity: Stained
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Kremmling
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18/20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Western Green Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Salmonflies, size 4/6, nymphs and adults
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Green Sedges, (caddisflies) size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for the
larger trout.

Western Green drake could begin to hatch anytime now.
Pale Morning duns should start at the lower end of the river.
Salmonflies are hatching.
Golden stoneflies will start anytime now.
Green Sedge caddis are hatching.
Spotted Sedge caddis are hatching.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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